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MDT To Begin Frenchtown Traffic Control-Short Delays

MISSOULA, Mont. (March 15, 2018)  – The Frenchtown Frontage Road, one
of the most well-traveled roadways in the Frenchtown area, is being
fully reconstructed by the Montana Department of Transportation this
spring. As one of the first phases, traffic control will begin on
Monday, March 19 with two to three flaggers in place to facilitate
traffic flow while large vehicles begin hauling and moving dirt and

This is anticipated to cause short delays for commuters. Work
will occur from Interstate 93 to the Frenchtown off-ramp. Work will
not be in front of the Frenchtown High School during this phase.

Those looking for continual updates about the Huson/I-90 East project
are advised to sign up for weekly email updates by emailing SMS texting updates are also
available by texting “Huson” to 41411. Regular updates will be sent
once construction begins this spring to those who have registered.
Information is also available on the project web page,, and will be continually
updated throughout the course of the project. Listen for radio
updates by tuning in to KGVO 1240 AM or KYSS 94.4 FM.